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? what are the risks to the u.s., and what about the threats to bomb airlines? >>> tonight, disaster in the pacific as the frightening aftershocks continue. radiation turns up in the japanese food and water supply. amid signs of progress at the nuclear reactors. >>> good evening. it was a history-making day for this nation. a nation still at war in iraq and afghanistan. the u.s. has now joined a third battlefront, firing missiles into another nation, libya. a coalition of 21 countries trying to stop moammar gadhafi from waging war on his own people. before the attack, there were dramatic images of a libyan military plane brought down, not clear how, as gadhafi forcess continue to descend on the rebel stronghold. what is at risk for the united states tonight and what happens next? our team has been reporting on the big events all day, and we'll begin with martha raddatz in washington. martha. >> reporter: the u.s. and its allies said they would protect the people of libya, and that's what they're trying to do tonight, but there's no question we're at war once again, and the u.s. for n
cashflow situation. pnc. for the achiever in us all. >>> tonight on "world news," sudden death. another high school athlete collapses and dies. and tonight, startling numbers. it happens nearly once a week. some doctors say more often than that. this evening, a checklist for parents. >>> untapped. the dramatic step the white house is considering about gasoline and those skyrocketing prices. would it work? is this an emergency? >>> a reality check from libya tonight. our two correspondents on two dramatic headlines. colonel gadhafi taking back territory, rebel forces gaining ground. who has the upper hand? >>> several republican presidential contenders making waves. >>> and, up to snuff. the puppies tearing through your things. and why, this time, it's perfectly okay. >>> good evening on this sunday. when the headline crossed this weekend, we immediately thought, not again. a child athlete, this time, a 17-year-old rugby player, collapsing and dying on the field near denver. it comes just days after that 16-year-old basketball player in michigan. and tonight, a startling number found by
nine days. doctors telling us today that that number could be even higher. so, what's causing this? what should parents know? and this question tonight, what are they doing in italy that's reduced the number of deaths there dramatically? we begin tonight with clayton sandell in ft. collins, colorado. >> reporter: on this field yesterday, 17-year-old rugby player matthew took a powerful hit to the chest and collapsed. he was air lifted to a local hospital, where he died. the coroner says the tragedy on this field was caused by a condition known as sudden cardiac death. experts say it happens far too often to young athletes in the prime of their lives. it's estimated as many as 1 in 350 kids may have dangerous underlying heart conditions. >> athletes are probably at higher risk than the general population because they exercise more and ironically, though we know exercise is a healthy benefit for all of us, in some persons with an underlying heart condition, exercise is the trigger for a sudden cardiac arrest. >> reporter: matthew's death comes just days after wes leonard collapsed an
sides digging in. the colonel and the rebels. what if anything should the u.s. do now? >>> the latest singer to give back the gadhafi money. >>> the cold case cracked, the man who targeted women for more than a decade and the one simple move this week that got him caught. >>> made in america. thousands of you writing in from the firefighter's uniform to the kindergarten class to the discovery at the golden gate bridge. what all of you found. >>> good evening on this saturday. like clock work, the spike in twisters we see every year when we start the month of march returned in devastating force. one tearing through a louisiana town flipping a mail truck like a toy. snapping utility poles. the power is out tonight in more than 100 homes damaged. we've now learned of one death, a mother trying to save her child. the tornado is part of a massive storm system. there are flood warnings and watches in 20 states from the mississippi river to the hudson river. meteorologist chikage windler leads us off. >> reporter: three suspected tornados touched down within 15 minutes of each other in south
still at war in iraq and afghanistan. the u.s. has now joined a third battlefront, firing missiles into another nation, libya. a coalition of 21 countries trying to stop moammar gadhafi from waging war on his own people. before the ataturk there were images of a plane brought down, not sure how, as gadhafi forces continue to defend the rebel stronghold. what is at risk for the united states tonight and what happens next? our team has been reporting on the big events all day, and we'll begin with martha raddatz in washington. >> we're getting the first pictures of one of the tomahawk missiles being launched from a u.s. ship. there's no question we're at war once again and the u.s. for now is in the lead. the first vowlley of missiles a wither attack. more than 110 missiles launched from mostly u.s. ships and submarines, pounded the libyan missile sietsz. the missiles were fired from 500 miles away in the mediterranean sea after 2:00 p.m. eastern time, hitting libyan soil hours later. >> the targets themselves were selected on a selective assessment that decides either that pose a di
, there is breaking news from libya. word that the bombing of libya by u.s. and allied forces has struck moammar gadhafi's compound. there are reports that a building in the complex has been destroyed. no word of injuries. this after the pentagon said that the libyan leader himself was not a target. the u.s. is stressing that this is an international effort, but look at this number tonight. 124 tomahawk missiles have been fired into libya so far, all but two fired by the u.s. we tackle three major questions here. how long will this operation last? how long will the u.s. play a leading role? despite what we heard from the pentagon, will gadhafi himself at some point become the target? and, just who are the rebels the u.s. is now backing? our team on it again tonight, leading us off, martha raddatz in washington. martha, good evening. what's the latest? >> reporter: good evening, david. u.s. military attacks on libya have only intensified in the last 24 hours. targeting not just gadhafi's air defenses but his troops and war planes as well. throughout the night and into the dawn, u.s. war planes, i
. how long will this operation last? how long will the u.s. play a leading role? and will gadhafi himself become a target? our team is on it again tonight. leading it off is martha raddatz. >> u.s. military attack on libya have been intensified in the last 24 hours. targeting not just gadhafi's air defenses but his troops and war planes as well. throughout tonight and into the dawn, u.s. war planes including marine corps jets launched from u.s. jets in the med and air force fighter jets took aim at gadhafi's troopsed a vancing from the southwest to benghazi. >> benghazi is not completely safe from attack. we believe his forces are under significant stress and suffering from both confusion -- >> while they were pounding his forces in the east, three b-2 stealth bombers dropped 45 2,000-pound bombs near the airfield. striking multiple shelters. these are images before the strike and this is the after math. the b-2s which haven't been used in combat for eight years, traveled all of the way from missouri, refueled in the air, dropped their bombs 90,000 pounds of them all. in addition,
there is some food, but not enough for everyone. and this little girl, just 11, nods, telling us, she's taking that water home. that gas station had no gas, either. and that's what you find on the periphery of this zone. where people have been told to evacuate. there really -- there isn't food, there isn't water and very rarely do you find a gas station. and the last one we did had a long, long line. and then, of course, the growing fear here of radiation from the nuclear power plants. how old is she? this little girl holds up two fingers, just 2. and her mother is worried. are you nervous about the nuclear reactors? "yes, very," she tells us. she doesn't know what to do. she tells us she's following the news here, the instructions not to go outside. she has sealed her windows. but she said she had to come out to get food and water. there are now emergencies here at six nuclear reactors, two different power plants. hundreds of thousands have been told to evacuate. this firefighter admitted to us he is fearful of what could happen here. it makes you nervous? he tells us he's worried about peopl
's not just the japanese people concerned about what the japanese government is telling them. u.s. officials are concerned as well. this began right after the earthquake and tsunami. u.s. officials said the japanese officials were very concerned about what is going on at the nuclear power plant, but they weren't telling people they were worried. they were in effect saving face. obviously it's only gotten worse since then. u.s. officials say they have reached out to the japanese government many times but a lot of the calls haven't been returned. they have offered nuclear teams to go in and help. they have given all kinds of assistance, any kind of assistance the japanese government wants. what u.s. officials are concerned about is that the japanese government is not planning far in advance. they're taking care of immediate problems, but they're not looking ahead at what might happen next. david? >> our thanks to martha raddatz for weighing in. at the top of the broadcast, we told you about the iodine tablets being prepared here to be handed out to the children if needed, which got us to think
can come true for all of us. >> the first woman nominated for vice president. the barriers broken. we go back to that one moment on the stage. what geraldine ferraro couldn't do then but it changed after. >>> target libya, a libyan woman pleading for help. four of gadhafi's police hustle her away. >>> an ominous turn in japan, radiation found miles out to sea, growing fears the crack in the reactor will only grow. >>> changing course, the unexpected 180, tonight why suze orman is changing her tune on the american dream. >>> one cool concert, literally. they practically built a symphony from ice. >> good evening, we begin tonight with the trail bliezer we lost today. before hillary clinton, before sarah palin, there was geraldine ferraro, the first woman to be nominated for vice president. the year was 1984, ferraro, a little known member of congress was chosen by walter monday daily to be his running mate. ferraro walked out that night in san francisco and never left, showing how a mother and grandmother could balance her life at home and still deliver a powerful political voice. pres
. >>> the women versus walmart. the case at the supreme court, and the worker who told us today she was told to dust off the makeup, to doll up, to get a promotion. >>> getting answers. more than 5 billion text messages every day in this country. so, why can't we text 911? and couldn't those messages help save lives? >>> and, cobra chaos at the big zoo. a great escape. the poisonous snake missing tonight. >>> good evening. as we come on the air this sunday night, the pressure is mounting against colonel gadhafi. jetting pounds not only tripoli but gadhafi's hometown. while here at home, the pressure is building for president obama as members of congress and many across this country ask, why is the u.s. part of this operation? his own defense secretary telling abc news today this is not a vital national interest. so, as the president prepares to address the nation tomorrow, can he convince americans that the u.s. should be involved in this operation? as the u.s. hands over power to nato what is the end game for american forces? and will there be a deal with gaffedy if to get him out? david ke
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